Graduate Chemical Engineer/Production Operator

Exactmer is a fast-growing Life Sciences business dedicated to producing precision polymeric molecules with our patented Nanostar Sieving Technology. Using this disruptive new platform, we are creating exquisite synthetic and biological polymers, including oligonucleotides and mono-disperse polyethylene glycols (PEGs), ADC linkers, peptides and more…most of them bound for use in medicines that enhance patient quality of life.

London-based, we are in a rapid phase of growth and have opportunities for graduate chemists or chemical engineers to join our team. Unique synthetic molecular separation membranes are at the core of our technology platform, and this role would be focussed on their fabrication from polymer starting materials in our in-house facility. We are searching for self-starting, dynamic, flexible and committed individuals who are interested in gaining experience and growing their skills in Life Sciences research, development and manufacturing.

You will be based in the company’s new facilities in Dagenham-East Business Park. Primary duties will include a variety of lab-based and small-scale lean manufacturing tasks, these include but not limited to stock management, membrane filter and cartridge production, quality control, HSE assessment, documentation, production waste management, etc. The candidate should demonstrate practical and safe working knowledge and behaviour, and the ability to prioritising work in accordance with supervisor direction. As the company is undergoing rapid growth, a degree of flexibility will be required, but the candidate will be expected to be based at our working facilities and work standard office hours.

Candidates will ideally have some working experience in manufacturing operation. Some technical and maintenance experience (2+ years) would be a plus, and the candidate must be comfortable working around chemicals.

To find out more, contact us on info@exactmer.com. To apply, send us your 2-page CV and a letter covering your background and interest in this role. We will be continuously reviewing applicants but prefer applications as soon as possible.